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Quality Auditing Training by Tonex

Tonex’s Quality Auditing Training program provides comprehensive instruction on the essential principles and practices of auditing within a quality management system. This program is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform internal, external, and supplier audits effectively.

Participants will gain insights into audit planning and preparation, conducting audits, and reporting and follow-up actions. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical exercises, this course ensures that attendees are well-prepared to contribute to their organizations’ quality assurance and continuous improvement initiatives.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of quality audits and their purposes.
  • Develop detailed audit plans and preparation strategies.
  • Execute audits systematically and professionally.
  • Analyze audit findings and prepare comprehensive audit reports.
  • Implement follow-up actions to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Adhere to industry standards and best practices in quality auditing.

Target Audience

This training is ideal for:

  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Internal auditors
  • Supplier quality auditors
  • Quality managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Anyone involved in or responsible for auditing within a quality management system

Program Modules

1. Types of Audits (Internal, External, Supplier)

  • Understanding Internal Audits
  • Objectives and Scope of External Audits
  • Supplier Audits: Key Considerations
  • Regulatory and Compliance Audits
  • Risk-Based Audits
  • Differences and Similarities among Various Audits

2. Audit Planning and Preparation

  • Setting Audit Objectives and Scope
  • Developing an Audit Plan
  • Selecting and Training the Audit Team
  • Preparing Audit Checklists and Tools
  • Communicating with Auditees
  • Scheduling and Logistics Management

3. Conducting the Audit

  • Opening Meetings: Setting the Tone
  • Interview Techniques and Questioning Skills
  • Observing and Gathering Objective Evidence
  • Document Review and Verification
  • Identifying Non-Conformities and Opportunities for Improvement
  • Closing Meetings: Summarizing Findings

4. Reporting and Follow-Up Actions

  • Structuring the Audit Report
  • Writing Clear and Concise Findings
  • Categorizing Non-Conformities: Major vs. Minor
  • Developing Corrective and Preventive Action Plans
  • Monitoring and Verifying Follow-Up Actions
  • Continuous Improvement through Audit Feedback

Tonex’s Quality Auditing Training program is designed to provide participants with a robust understanding of the audit process within quality management systems. By mastering these skills, participants will be well-equipped to perform thorough and effective audits that drive quality improvements and ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

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